The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Engineer
Rank 608 618 604
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 32 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.030% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.032% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 7
Average daily rate £420 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £383 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £611 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £480 -
% change year-on-year
-30.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 31 £420 -11.57% 7
London -8 16 £420 -16.00% 5
City of London +42 5 £375 -28.57% 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £285 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £285 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £435 -
North East - 5 £285 - 1
South East -13 3 £475 +37.68%
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 £488 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £393 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £370 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £393 -
Chesterfield - 1 £370 -
Northampton - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Middleware
2 26 (59.09%) Linux
3 20 (45.45%) C++
4 19 (43.18%) C
5 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.91%) WebSphere
6 17 (38.64%) IBM
7 15 (34.09%) HTTP
7 15 (34.09%) Unix
8 14 (31.82%) ITIL
9 13 (29.55%) Oracle
9 13 (29.55%) STB
9 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
10 12 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
10 12 (27.27%) AIX
11 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (25.00%) SSL
12 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
12 10 (22.73%) Windows
12 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
12 10 (22.73%) Change Management
13 9 (20.45%) Java
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
14 8 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (18.18%) Perl
14 8 (18.18%) Solaris
14 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
14 8 (18.18%) DTV
14 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 8 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (15.91%) MQSeries
5 7 (15.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (15.91%) Tuxedo
6 5 (11.36%) Apache
6 5 (11.36%) AquaLogic
7 3 (6.82%) IIS
7 3 (6.82%) JBoss
7 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
9 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (2.27%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) HTTP
2 11 (25.00%) SSL
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) FTP
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) Multicast
6 1 (2.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) DataStage
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 6 (13.64%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Flyway
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) Middleware
2 12 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (15.91%) J2EE
4 7 (15.91%) JSON
4 7 (15.91%) RESTful
5 6 (13.64%) OpenGL
5 6 (13.64%) Qt
6 2 (4.55%) XSD
7 1 (2.27%) .NET
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (2.27%) JMS
7 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
7 1 (2.27%) Rendezvous
7 1 (2.27%) SOAP
7 1 (2.27%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) STB
2 8 (18.18%) DTV
3 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.64%) Device Driver
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (11.36%) DataPower
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.27%) Clustering
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Unix
3 12 (27.27%) AIX
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) Solaris
6 7 (15.91%) OS/390
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (9.09%) SUSE
9 3 (6.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) ITIL
3 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
4 10 (22.73%) Change Management
4 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.91%) API Development
7 6 (13.64%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.64%) Release Management
7 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) Security Management
7 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
8 5 (11.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C++
2 19 (43.18%) C
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) Perl
5 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++
5 7 (15.91%) Python
6 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) C#
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.27%) SQL
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) LXC
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Control-M
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) IBM
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) Axway
4 5 (11.36%) Fujitsu
4 5 (11.36%) Sun
5 3 (6.82%) Software AG
5 3 (6.82%) webMethods
6 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) Talend
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Informatica
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.27%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.27%) WSO2
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
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